Here at Master Teaching, we love books. In this week’s post, Aliel Cunningham explains how her love of reading plays out in classroom read-alouds.
Have you felt overwhelmed not only by the pandemic but also current events brought on in and as a result of COVID-19? As teachers who follow the Master Teacher, how do we respond in the face of inequality or injustice? The answer is not so different from our goals for student learning—We don’t stop at understanding but move forward by putting truth into practice.
Have you felt out of control while teaching under pandemic limitations? Here’s the good news: You’re not in control and never will be, but we can trust the One who is.
Do you feel burdened as a new semester of teaching (at a distance) looms? Perhaps you need to recalibrate. The burden you carry was not meant for one but two. The Master Teacher is eager to lighten your load.
Do you need a fresh way of looking at failure in the classroom especially under pandemic limitations? Let’s consider how the Master Teacher can use our rough places for good and glory.
Do you need to be refreshed from teaching (and living) under pandemic limitations? Let’s spend some time in communion with the Master Teacher. We always have “in-person” access to Him.
Do you need a fresh perspective before beginning another semester of teaching under pandemic limitations? Let’s start by setting some goals.
Are you feeling weary of living in uncertainty? Would it help to look at others who lived in limbo for long periods and survived? This lectionary and accompanying study guide look for inspiration for our lifting and listening from people who waited.
With this teacher lectionary, we’re seeking the King like the wise men did and laying gifts at His feet. Will you join us?
If taking an overnight silent retreat sounds overwhelming, how about starting with something more manageable? Kimberly, Julie, Jill, and Melissa share ideas for shorter pauses with the Master Teacher. What are your rhythms of rest?
What’s your level of job–and life–stress right now? What do you do to manage stress? Jill Schafhauser recommends taking a silent retreat.